Porter served in the Alabama House of Representatives from 1832 to 1834 and from 1837 to 1839. In the letter he describes events during the current session of congress, including the establishment of a bank in north Alabama; the repeal of a law...
During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses his oldest son's enlistment in the army; though he originally preferred for his son to join some other company, he had come to hope...
This article gives Boykin's views on housing for veterans, the disposal of battleships after war, and the implementation of the approved Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway proposal. From The Mobile Register.
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